Last weekend, Tyler Gore made the trip to Atlanta to get acquainted with what is to become his new home. Before he leaves, however, the North Myrtle Beach football standout has one last order of business.
Fort Dorchester quarterback Dakereon Joyner added the South Carolina Mr. Football award to his already impressive trophy case on Saturday during halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl at Doug Shaw Memorial Stadium, beating out four other top-flight standouts in the process.
Each of the past two years, the annual Touchstone Energy Cooperatives North-South Bowl was played later than originally scheduled due to devastating acts of nature. Thankfully, the 2017 edition will go on as planned this Saturday.
Aside from the numbers on the scoreboard, those on the balance sheet for Horry County Schools and the Georgetown County School District are most important. This particularly holds true when it comes to funding school athletic programs.